Tambasis Art Reception Tonight at TAMIU

TAMIU Art Exhibit
Reception Tonight

Make plans to attend the first art exhibit of the Texas A&M International University 2007 Fall semester, a multi-media exhibit by Georgia Tambasis.

Tambasis’ “Mutations” will open with a reception on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 5 - 8 p.m. in the TAMIU Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Gallery.

This reception and exhibit is free and open to the public and will be on display through Thursday, Oct. 11. The reception also includes a discussion by the artist.

“Mutations” is a collection of ceramic sculptures, drawings and paintings by Tambasis. Her work consists primarily of colored slates of clay, organized and stacked on various wooden and steel structures.

This exhibit is sponsored in part by Time Warner Cable.

Her most recent solo exhibitions include “Flutter” at Laredo Center for the Arts, “Disturbances in the Field” at Three Walls and “Prickly Sweet” at the University of Texas at San Antonio Satellite Space and exhibits at the McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio and Blue Star Contemporary Art Center in San Antonio.

Tambasis currently lives and works in Wheeling, W. Va.

For more information, please contact Alma Haertlein, assistant professor of art, at almah@tamiu.edu or 326.3041 or visit offices in CFPA 208A.

Gallery hours are 1 - 5 p.m. or by appointment.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu